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Following these steps will make awareness-level firefighters safe and effective when first on a hazmat scene. ...
Chief Tim Pellerin will testify on behalf of a bill that would appropriate funds to train firefighters to handle large-scale petroleum fires in trains and other transports ...
The strategy was straightforward: Combine officers and firefighters in mini-task forces to treat and evacuate the wounded while a volatile situation is unfolding ...
Not paying attention to the needs of firefighters can undermine a chief's ability to lead; here's how to avoid that trap. ...
If you do these things you'll find yourself either out on the street or busted down in rank. ...
Fire officials said the blaze was accidentally sparked by welders who failed to get a permit for work on a neighboring building ...
A handful of departments all across the area will use the information they’re learning to train firefighters this fall ...
Leading by example is the best way to ingrain health and safety practices in firefighters. ...
There are as many definitions of great instructor as there are great instructors, but they all share these traits. ...
The order to leave came when officers noticed a collapse was coming ...
There's a vast amount of good research that can solve fire department dilemmas. ...
Despite not having a steering wheel or brake pedal, the fire officer can play a vital role in getting the apparatus safely on scene — here's how. ...
Reliance on the convenience of digital communication mediums hamstring fire officers' ability to be good communicators. ...
A restaurant with open space, long-span roof supports and a heavy roof load requires different tactics and strategies; how would you tackle this fire? ...
Firefighters not given the freedom to fail during training will engage in one of these three dangerous behaviors. ...
The company officer plays a critical role in firefighter safety; here are steps the officer can take build a culture of safety. ...
Training your officers to encourage firefighters to seek help and having peer support teams are two ways to fight stress. ...
Maybe the reason we haven't arrived at the good leadership destination is that there is no "there" there. ...
When more than one structure is burning water supply and water management become critical components of the fire attack. ...
A good publication is a servant to its readers and this acquisition allows us to better serve firefighters and fire officers. ...